Wednesday , 22 November 2017

National News

Gujarat polls: NCP to ally with Congress, LJP to support BJP

PTI   KATIHAR/PATNA The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) on Saturday said it will contest the assembly elections in Gujarat next month in alliance with the Congress to oust the 22-year-old BJP regime in the state. NCP general secretary Tariq Anwar said the result of the assembly polls will show people’s feelings and perception about the central government’s performance. “The NCP ... Read More »

Rain improves Delhi’s air

IANS   NEW DELHI The air quality in the National Capital Region improved on Saturday to the “poor” level following overnight rain as the concentration of Particulate Matter (PM) decreased. Another government department, however, placed the air quality at “moderate”. The major pollutant, PM2.5, or particles with diameter less than 2.5 micro metre, was recorded at 288 units. The Central ... Read More »

‘Aashiqui’ fame Rahul Roy joins BJP

PTI   NEW DELHI Actor Rahul Roy on Saturday joined the BJP in presence of Union minister Vijay Goel at the party headquarters here. He said it was a significant day for him and thanked the party. He, however, clarified that he will continue with his acting career. Roy, 49, made his Bollywood debut at the age of 22 in ... Read More »

Kopardi rape, murder: three men convicted

PTI   AHMEDNAGAR (M’RASHTRA) A sessions court here on Saturday convicted three men for raping and murdering a 15-year-old girl in Kopardi village in 2016, which then sparked a huge outcry across the state, especially from the Maratha community. Additional Special Judge Suvarna Kevale held Jitendra Babulal Shinde, Santosh Gorakh Bhawal and Nitin Gopinath Bhailume guilty of rape, murder and ... Read More »

Sitharaman slams UPA govt for ‘indecisiveness’ over Rafale deal

PTI   CHENNAI Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday slammed the previous UPA government for not taking a decision on the Rafale fighter jet deal for about 10 years and said she could not spell out in detail what happened due to the delay as it involved the nation’s security. She said no decision was taken in the matter between ... Read More »

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